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Dec 23, 2022
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The most massive, perpetual collection of soundtracks from lost and abandoned online games ------------- I'm a very oldschool (read: old) cat, so I was there when the very first online games / MMORPGs hit the early internet. From BBSes to games on AOL and Compuserve to Neopets to watching my oldest kiddo playing and loving "Monkey Quest..." Technology improved over the years and the titles kept getting larger, the userbase having more ways to feel connected - Huge communities grew....
Topics: lost media, abandoned, abandonware, game, videogame, video game, vgm, video game music, soundtrack,...
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Dec 14, 2022
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A complete collection of the "Game Music Concert" series: Orchestra covers of videogame songs ------------- Long before listening to videogame music outside of the games themselves was "cool," Japan was already taking the genre very seriously. In the early-to-mid '90s, several symphonies came together to host live events where they would cover songs from the most popular games of the time, and some select titles from the '80s as well. These included the Tokyo City...
Topics: video game covers, video game cover, game music concert, game music concerts, game, videogame,...
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Dec 12, 2022
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A massive collection of winter holiday music from (and about) retro videogames ------------- A minty, chocolate-covered compilation to get retro gamers into the spirit of the holidays! Now updated to TRIPLE the amount of songs in 3.0! It’s always been a tradition of mine to play chiptuney covers of Christmas music and tracks from old videogames that remind me of this time of year, loudly and proudly to (grimacing) family members and houseguests. Now I want to share this collection with you so...
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Topics: Christmas, xmas, merry bitsmix, holiday, game, videogame, video game, vgm, video game music, music,...
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The most curated scans for the Wii era (2006-2007) of Nintendo Power magazine This is a collection of 14 issues of Nintendo Power magazine, which covers the launch edition for the Nintendo Wii all the way up to the end of the 2007 run . PLEASE NOTE: As I consider "retro" to be 15 years or older, not all of the Wii era issues are included. As I write this, 15 years cuts off at the 2007 mark. At the beginning of next year, I'll update this archive by adding all the issues from 2008, and...
Topics: retro gaming, retro games, retro, games, gaming, classic, vintage, magazines, magazine, collection,...
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The most curated scans for the GameCube era (2001-2006) of Nintendo Power magazine This is a collection of 60 issues of Nintendo Power magazine, which covers the launch edition for the Nintendo GameCube all the way to the period where they were making room for the Nintendo Wii . I want to give credit and respect to the community over at www.retromags.com, recent hero Gumball, and the fantastic data hoarders of Reddit for scanning and filling in the gaps for these collections over the years!...
Topics: retro gaming, retro games, retro, games, gaming, classic, vintage, magazines, magazine, collection,...
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The most curated scans for the N64 era (1996-2001) of Nintendo Power magazine This is a collection of 62 issues of Nintendo Power magazine, which covers the launch edition for the Nintendo 64 all the way to the period where they were making room for the Nintendo Gamecube . I want to give credit and respect to the community over at www.retromags.com, recent hero Gumball, and the fantastic data hoarders of Reddit for scanning and filling in the gaps for these collections over the years! It's one...
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The most curated scans for the SNES era (1991-1996) of Nintendo Power magazine This is a collection of 60 issues of Nintendo Power magazine, which covers the launch edition for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System all the way to the period where they were making room for the Nintendo 64 . I want to give credit and respect to the community over at www.retromags.com, recent hero Gumball, and the fantastic data hoarders of Reddit for scanning and filling in the gaps for these collections over...
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The most curated scans for the NES era (1988-1991) of Nintendo Power magazine This is a collection of the first 27 issues of Nintendo Power magazine, which covers the very first edition all the way to the period where the Nintendo Entertainment System was about to be on the way out to make room for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System . I want to give credit and respect to the community over at www.retromags.com, recent hero Gumball, and the fantastic data hoarders of Reddit for scanning and...
Topics: retro gaming, retro games, retro, games, gaming, classic, vintage, magazines, magazine, collection,...
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Nov 6, 2022
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The most complete collection of music from the Action 52 and Cheetahmen retro games ------------- I'm not going to drop a bombshell article on all the craziness and misgivings of the Action 52 games, but if you're unaware of it, I highly recommend a good Google search to learn about some very interesting and hilarious events in gaming history. I'm also not here to vouch for the quality of the games on the Action 52 cartridges or speak on how radical the man-sized cheetahs are or their impact on...
Topics: cheetahmen, the cheetahmen, cheetahmen II, cheetahmen 2, action 52, game, games, videogame, video...
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Nov 6, 2022
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The most complete collection of music from the U.N. Squadron / Area 88 retro game series ------------- If you know me, you likely know that U.N. Squadron for the Super Nintendo is one of my top 10 favorite games of all time! Called "Area 88" in Japan, it's a fantastic, gorgeous SHMUP that was based on the manga and anime series of the same name. Aside from the tight gameplay and extremely impressive graphics, the soundtrack has always been a favorite of mine - It truly changes with...
Topics: U.N. Squadron, UN Squadron, Area88, Area 88, Etranger, Carrier Air Wing, U.S. Navy, game, games,...
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Oct 26, 2022
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187 spooky tracks from retro videogames for your Halloween season ------------- It's that time of year where we pop even more sugary treats into our mouths than usual! To celebrate, I've reached deep into my music vault and have hand-picked super creepy songs from 187 different retro games! Whether they are from terrifying games or from the scariest, weirdest parts of games that were not frightening otherwise, you can play these tunes to entertain yourself or Halloween party guests with chippy...
Topics: halloween, trick or beep, game, games, videogame, video game, videogames, video games, music,...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the original MSX computer Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "MSX Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/msx-champion-collection-updated The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games released for the MSX in other languages are included, as some...
Topics: msx, language pack, game, games, collection, roms, rom, disk, disks, cassette, cassettes, japanese,...
The Software Capsules Compilation
Oct 20, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the original MSX computer The MSX was Microsoft Japan's offering to the home computer market of the '80s, providing affordable, entry-level hardware and software that would shape a new standard of compatibility in the Japanese industry. It was also built from the ground up as a gaming-first machine, with a few components under the hood that matched those inside Sega's SG-1000 and the Colecovision, with the ability to support titles on...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System game console Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Super Nintendo Entertainment System Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/super-nintendo-entertainment-system-champion-collection-updated The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in Japanese that require mastery in that languages to play. Not all of the...
Topics: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, SNES, Super Nintendo, rom, roms, collection, language pack,...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System game console The Super Nintendo Entertainment System was one of the most advanced, versatile, supported, and exciting videogame consoles of the first five generations. It remains a favorite to gamers of all ages, including me! It boasted many arcade ports, and was always able to deliver them with the best speed, graphics, and sound of any competitor at the time. By far. Over the years,...
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Topics: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, SNES, Super Nintendo, rom, roms, collection, translations,...
The Software Capsules Compilation
Sep 25, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Atari 2600 game console The Atari 2600 was the first videogame console I grew up with, and I spent hours playing Combat, Pitfall, Pong, and more. You never forget your first. The 2600 revolutionized the industry and Atari become the trusted household name for gaming in the late '70s and early '80s.  This era marks the birth of many game companies that still exist today, and a lot of legal precedents regarding hardware, software,...
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Topics: Atari2600, Atari 2600, Atari, 2600, rom, roms, collection, prototypes, prototype
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Nintendo 64DD unit Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Nintendo 64DD Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/nintendo-64dd-champion-collection The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in Japanese that require mastery in that language to play. Not all of the games released for the Nintendo64DD in Japanese are included, as some of those...
Topics: Nintendo64DD, Nintendo 64DD, Nintendo 64 DD, Nintendo64 DD, DD, 64DD, Disk Drive, Dynamic Drive,...
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Sep 22, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Nintendo 64DD unit The Nintendo 64DD, with the "DD" meaning "Dynamic Disk" or "Disk Drive," was a rare, interesting add-on for the N64 only released in Japan . It was an utter financial flop, with only about 15,000 total units sold, and was only available through mail purchase instead of stores. It also came into the market too late, facing against the Sega Saturn and already in the shadow of the...
Topics: Nintendo64DD, Nintendo 64DD, Nintendo 64 DD, Nintendo64 DD, DD, 64DD, Disk Drive, Nintendo64,...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Aleck64 arcade to Nintendo 64 game conversions Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Aleck64 Conversions Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/aleck64-conversions-champion-collection The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in Japanese that require mastery in that language to play. Not all of the games released for the Aleck64 in...
Topics: Aleck64, Aleck 64, Nintendo64, Nintendo 64, N64, arcade, conversion, conversions, rom, roms,...
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Sep 22, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Aleck64 arcade to Nintendo 64 game conversions The Aleck64 was a JAMMA arcade system based on licensed hardware from the Nintendo 64, developed by the SETA Corporation. It was basically a deconstructed N64 with more available RAM, a special "3D" analog joystick, and the ability to switch games in the cabinet via cartridges. Never heard of it before? You're not alone. It only had 11 total games developed for it, and it was...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Nintendo 64 game console Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Nintendo 64 Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/nintendo-64-champion-collection-updated-v2 The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in Japanese that require mastery in that language to play. Not all of the games released for the Nintendo 64 in Japanese are included, as some...
Topics: Nintendo64, Nintendo 64, N64, rom, roms, collection, language pack, japanese
The Software Capsules Compilation
Sep 20, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Nintendo 64 game console Ah, the Nintendo 64. The weirdest controllers of any system at the time (maybe ever?), a library that featured mostly official Nintendo titles as the top gems, and the console that my parents bought me on my Birthday to help soften the blow of their divorce. Yup. There's no one on the fence about the N64, you either love it or hate it, but there is no denying that it was inventive, creative, and hosted a lot...
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The Software Capsules Compilation
Sep 17, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly game romset for the SAM Coupé computer The SAM Coupé was an 8-bit computer launched in Europe in 1989, a time where 16-bit computers were already on the rise. Even so, it was a powerful machine that rivaled some performance and features of 16-bit systems and was intended to be an affordable step between the two generations. Sadly, slow sales for the system prevented many companies from wanting to make official software ports for it, and it...
Topics: sam coupé, sam coupe, SAM, coupe, coupé, computer, rom, roms, disk, disks, collection, demo, demos
The Software Capsules Compilation
Sep 15, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the PC Engine SuperGrafx game console The most forgotten of the PC Engine upgrades, the SuperGrafx was released two years into the TurboGrafx-16's lifespan with double the video chips and quadruple the RAM. However, there wasn't a whole lot of promise - Developers weren't willing to spend time researching and working on the new hardware with more powerful and supported machines already on the market. Because of this, it only ended up...
Topics: SuperGrafx, NEC SuperGrafx, PC Engine SuperGrafx, TurboGrafx, NEC TurboGrafx, TurboGrafx-16, NEC...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the TurboGrafx-16 game console Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "TurboGrafx-16 Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/turbografx-16-champion-collection-updated The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in Japanese that require mastery in that language to play. Not all of the games released for the TurboGrafx-15 in Japanese are included, as...
Topics: TurboGrafx, NEC TurboGrafx, TurboGrafx-16, NEC TurboGrafx-16, NEC, PC Engine, NEC PC Engine, rom,...
The Software Capsules Compilation
Sep 14, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the TurboGrafx-16 game console The PC Engine (called the TurboGrafx-16 in the States) was released in Japan in 1989 as the first console of the 16-bit era, but don't let that fool you - It was still an 8-bit machine, it just had 16-bit graphics capability. It was an amazing competitor to the original Famicom (the Nintendo Entertainment System) and feels like a very superior 8-bit console experience. However, this hardware limitation...
Topics: TurboGrafx, NEC TurboGrafx, TurboGrafx-16, NEC TurboGrafx-16, NEC, PC Engine, NEC PC Engine, rom,...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Famicom Disk System game console Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Famicom Disk System Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/famicom-disk-system-champion-collection-updated The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in Japanese that require mastery in that language to play. Not all of the games released for the Famicom Disk System in...
Topics: Famicom Disk System, FDS, Famicom, Family Computer, Family Computer Disk System, rom, roms,...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Famicom Disk System unit The Famicom (known as the Nintendo Entertainment System outside of Japan) had a peripheral that never made its way across the seas - the Disk System. Much like the home computers of old, it added the functionality to read and write to portable, double-sided disks, but also featured extra RAM and a new audio channel with FM synthesis for improved sound. Having these type of disks as the media for games...
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Sep 10, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Intellivision game console The Intellivision was Mattel Toys’ entry into video game consoles, with a few surprising industry-first features: Voice synthesis and game downloads via TV signal! ------------- Download Instructions Archive.org's torrent feature wasn't designed with collections like this in mind, so I do not recommend using it - Downloads can fail or be incomplete. If you're wanting to help preserve this set, you can...
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Topics: Mattel Intellivision, Mattel, Intellivision, rom, roms, collection, prototypes, prototype
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Sep 7, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the ColecoVision game console The ColecoVision was an odd computer gaming system with 14 button controllers and several ill-fated attachments. It was most popular for its great arcade ports. Surprisingly, they came out with an expansion device that let anyone play the entire library of Atari 2600 games on their device, which made for a huge library! However, they didn't have Atari's permission for that... After court settled, Atari then...
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Sep 7, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Atari 5200 game console The Atari 5200 was basically an Atari 400 home computer made into a gaming console to compete with the Intellivision and ColecoVision. It was meant as an upgrade to the incredibly popular Atari 2600, but it was not backwards compatible with the huge library of 2600 games until a little over a year after release. Not even a year after that, Atari was already advertising the Atari 7800... So, in reality, Atari...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Magnavox Odyssey² game console The Magnavox Odyssey² was a large home console that arrived right before the gaming crash of the '80s. It was a unique system that sported quite a few titles (the majority of which had an exclamation point in them), had a built-in keyboard, and even had support for physical board games! Later hardware add-ons gave it the power to speak, play chess, and compile in BASIC. ------------- Download...
Topics: Magnavox Odyssey², Magnavox Odyssey2, Magnavox Odyssey ², Magnavox Odyssey 2, Odyssey², Odyssey...
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Aug 30, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Atari Lynx handheld game system The Atari Lynx was way ahead of its time, with gorgeous color graphics and impressive sound. However, it was running against the absolutely unstoppable Game Boy and the Lynx quickly lost the battle (even though it was a superior handheld). ------------- Download Instructions Archive.org's torrent feature wasn't designed with collections like this in mind, so I do not recommend using it - Downloads can...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Sega Saturn game console Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Sega SG-1000 Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/sega-sg-1000-champion-collection-updated The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games released for the SG-1000 in other...
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The Software Capsules Compilation
Aug 28, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Sega SG-1000 game console It’s rarely known, but the Sega SG-1000 was Sega’s first video game console! After a few iterations and upgrades, it eventually became the well-loved Sega Master System. ------------- Download Instructions Archive.org's torrent feature wasn't designed with collections like this in mind, so I do not recommend using it - Downloads can fail or be incomplete. If you're wanting to help preserve this set, you...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Sega Saturn game console Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "WonderSwan Color Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/wonder-swan-color-champion-collection-updated-v2 The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games released for the WonderSwan...
Topics: Bandai WonderSwan, Bandai WonderSwan Color, WonderSwan, WonderSwan Color, Wonder Swan, Wonder Swan...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the WonderSwan Color handheld game system Gunpei Yokoi was the inventor of both the Game & Watch and Game Boy handhelds, and he eventually created the WonderSwan, WonderSwan Color, and (its ultimate visual form) the SwanCrystal. A pocket-sized game system with a serious cult following, the WonderSwan Color boasts a large number of exclusives as well as ports, and has incredible, beautiful graphics and sound. ------------- Download...
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Topics: Bandai WonderSwan, Bandai WonderSwan Color, WonderSwan, WonderSwan Color, Wonder Swan, Wonder Swan...
The Software Capsules Compilation
Aug 26, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Atari 7800 game console The Atari 7800 was a fantastic, advanced machine released at the worst time - It competed against the ridiculously popular Nintendo Entertainment System and (of course) lost the battle. ------------- Download Instructions Archive.org's torrent feature wasn't designed with large collections like this in mind, so I do not recommend using it - Downloads can fail or be incomplete. If you're wanting to help...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Neo Geo Pocket Color handheld game system Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Neo Geo Pocket Color Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/neo-geo-pocket-color-champion-collection-updated The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games released...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Neo Geo Pocket Color handheld game system The Neo Geo Pocket Color will always be one of my favorite handheld systems. It started out its life as the Neo Geo Pocket, the original monochrome version that was outdated by the newer Color version not even six months later. While there wasn't a huge library of games released for it, there were certainly some exclusive gems to be enjoyed. This included tiny but responsive versions of some...
Topics: Neo Geo Pocket Color, Neo Geo Pocket, NeoGeo Pocket Color, NeoGeo Pocket, rom, roms, collection,...
The Software Capsules Compilation
Aug 25, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Sega 32X unit Please note :  This language pack is made of the only game that wasn't present in the English-friendly "Sega 32X Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/sega-32-x-champion-collection-updated-v2 This title is the only 32X release in a language other than English, and it requires mastery in Japanese to play. ------------- Download Instructions Archive.org's torrent feature wasn't designed with...
Topics: 32X, Sega 32X, rom, roms, collection, language pack, language, japanese
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Aug 25, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Sega 32X unit After low success with the Sega CD attachment, the Sega 32X add-on was released. It brought a lot more power, bridging a bit of the gap into the 32 bit world of gaming... but it was a commercial flop.  There are still a handful of gems in its library, though! The technology made for a massive improvement to the barebones Genesis, especially in terms of processing speed and graphics. The way Sega used this new...
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Topics: 32X, Sega 32X, rom, roms, collection, prototypes, prototype
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Nintendo Satellaview online service Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Nintendo Satellaview Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/nintendo-satellaview-champion-collection-updated_202208 The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games...
Topics: Satellaview, Nintendo Satellaview, BSX, BS-X, Nintendo BS-X, Nintendo BSX, rom, roms, collection,...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Nintendo Satellaview online service The Nintendo Satellaview allowed you to connect to a satellite broadcast to download games or play along while voice acting and music was streamed to you live! Way crazy stuff ahead of its time. Sadly, since most of the original content was streamed live back in the day (and only in Japan, of course), we have lost a lot of it to time. However, thanks to super otaku in the '90s recording broadcasts...
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The Software Capsules Compilation
Aug 19, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the GCE Vectrex game console The Vectrex was a very unique console, and it still has a cult following with new games being developed every year. For an eye-catching graphics difference between it and other consoles of the '80s, it featured a built-in 9×11″ CRT monitor where bright electron beams would shoot over the face of the screen! It's something you have to see in person to really enjoy 100%. ------------- Download Instructions...
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The Software Capsules Compilation
Aug 19, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Amstrad GX4000 game console The GX4000 was basically just a CPC+ home computer made into the form of a videogame console to try and get Amstrad into the emerging gaming market. Nintendo and Sega were far too powerful in the scene already, though, and had already begun launching into the 16 bit era. Bad timing spelled disaster for this neat looking console, which didn’t even survive for a year. ------------- Download Instructions...
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The Software Capsules Compilation
Aug 18, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Sega Genesis game console Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Sega Genesis Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/sega-genesis-champion-collection-updated-v2 The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games released for the Sega Genesis in other...
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Aug 18, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Sega Genesis game console The Sega Genesis (also known as the Sega Mega Drive) didn’t surpass its direct competitor (the Super Nintendo) in the first "Console Wars" as far as popularity, sales, or well-known titles. However, in some ways, it was actually more powerful! It also boasted a lot of unique looking and sounding exclusives that would become cult favorites that hold even to this day. ------------- Download...
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The Software Capsules Compilation
Aug 17, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Virtual Boy game console The Virtual Boy was a very ambitious idea, but it was notorious for giving people headaches with its red-only LED display right in front of your eyeballs. The controller was pretty sweet, though, and there were a few gems hidden under the gimmicks. ------------- Download Instructions Archive.org's torrent feature wasn't designed with collections like this in mind, so I do not recommend using it - Downloads...
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Aug 17, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Pokémon Mini handheld game system The Pokémon Mini was one of the smallest handheld game systems that supported individual cartridges - It was only 3 inches tall! Even though it was tiny, it sported great features like a shake detector, a rumble motor, and multiplayer through infrared. ------------- Download Instructions Archive.org's torrent feature wasn't designed with collections like this in mind, so I do not recommend using...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Commodore CDTV multimedia device Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Commodore CDTV Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/commodore-cdtv-champion-collection-updated The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games released for the CDTV in other...
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The Software Capsules Compilation
Aug 12, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Commodore CDTV multimedia device The Commodore CDTV was a project headed by Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari. It was basically an Amiga 500 computer with a CD-ROM drive in disguise to compete with the rising trend of home multimedia devices. That trend (as well as the CDTV) both died off very quickly. ------------- Download Instructions Archive.org's torrent feature wasn't designed with large collections like this in mind, so I...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the TurboGrafx-CD unit Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "TurboGrafx-CD Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/turbografx-cd-champion-collection-updated The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games released for the TurboGrafx-CD in other...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the TurboGrafx-CD unit The TurboGrafx-CD (called the PC Engine CD-ROM² in Japan) was a TurboGrafx-16 with the world’s first console CD add-on, boasting the beginning of CDs as a storage medium for video games! ------------- Download Instructions Archive.org's torrent feature wasn't designed with large collections like this in mind, so I do not recommend using it - Downloads can fail or be incomplete. If you're wanting to help...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the PC-FX game console Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "PC-FX Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/pc-fx-champion-collection-updated The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in Japanese that require mastery in that language to play. Not all of the games released for the PC-FX in Japanese are included, as some of those titles were easy...
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The Software Capsules Compilation
Jul 25, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the PC-FX game console The PC-FX was the last console effort of NEC, who had previously made the TurboGrafx / PC Engine series of machines. It resembled a desktop computer tower, and was even somewhat upgradeable like one. This super nifty CD-based machine released at an inopportune time - Its technology was already a bit dated by its target release date in 1992, but the launch was extremely delayed on top of that, coming out just a...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Sega Dreamcast game console Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Sega Dreamcast Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/sega-dreamcast-champion-collection-updated-v2 The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games released for the Sega Dreamcast...
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The Software Capsules Compilation
Jul 21, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Sega Dreamcast game console The Sega Dreamcast was a system way, way, way ahead of its time. It was affordable arcade power, right in your home! Sega desperately needed to hit the console market hard after the Saturn had lackluster performance against the Nintendo 64 and Sony PlayStation worldwide. This machine was definitely the one to do it, but alas... Sales fell flat, mostly due to the continued popularity and widespread support...
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Jul 21, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Sega CD 32X unit combo The Sega CD 32X featured both the CD attachment as well as the 32X unit plugged into the Genesis at the same time, resulting in messy cords everywhere and several hushed questions of “Why?!” Using them both at the same time definitely proved for a better gaming experience than just the Sega CD by itself, as it vastly improved the gameplay speed and full motion video included in these titles. -------------...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Sega CD unit Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Sega CD Champion Collection" set found here:  archive.org/details/sega-cd-champion-collection-updated-v2 The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games released for the Sega CD in other languages are included, as...
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Jul 18, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Sega CD unit The Sega CD was infamous for hilariously tacky FMV games, but it also brought us incredible CD soundtracks, the Lunar series, and the only official English port of Snatcher! How could you be mad at that? The chonky Sega CD unit was meant as an affordable bridge into the "next generation" of gaming, but the attachment was mainly just used to add CD-quality music and grainy, pixelated video to the otherwise...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Sega Saturn game console Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the English-friendly "Sega Saturn Champion Collection" set found here:  https://archive.org/details/sega-saturn-champion-collection-updated The collection on this page is comprised of titles that are in languages other than English that require mastery in those languages to play. Not all of the games released for the Sega Saturn in...
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Jul 2, 2022
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly romset for the Sega Saturn game console The Saturn is what some consider to be the machine that truly started the downward spiral for Sega's home console efforts. It was a frustratingly complex machine to develop for, ran directly against the mighty Sony PlayStation (but with a $100 higher price tag), and had a botched surprise release in the United States with only 6 titles to show for it. While it did great in Japan, Sega's other international...
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The most curated, hand-tested language pack for the Sony PlayStation game console PLEASE NOTE: I am currently in the process of going back and updating my old game sets with newly discovered games, prototypes, and English translations. They will be better organized, and a Language Pack will be available for all systems. Follow my socials or join the Discord channel to watch for updates as I complete them Fall of 2022! Please note :  This is a language pack of games that are not present in the...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly set of single disc games for the Sony PlayStation game console - Numbers 0-5 and Letters A-G PLEASE NOTE: I am currently in the process of going back and updating my old game sets with newly discovered games, prototypes, and English translations. They will be better organized, and a Language Pack will be available for all systems. Follow my socials or join the Discord channel to watch for updates as I complete them Fall of 2022! Sony was first...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly set of single disc games for the Sony PlayStation game console - Letters H-P PLEASE NOTE: I am currently in the process of going back and updating my old game sets with newly discovered games, prototypes, and English translations. They will be better organized, and a Language Pack will be available for all systems. Follow my socials or join the Discord channel to watch for updates as I complete them Fall of 2022! Sony was first working with...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly set of single disc games for the Sony PlayStation game console - Letters Q-Z PLEASE NOTE: I am currently in the process of going back and updating my old game sets with newly discovered games, prototypes, and English translations. They will be better organized, and a Language Pack will be available for all systems. Follow my socials or join the Discord channel to watch for updates as I complete them Fall of 2022! Sony was first working with...
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The most curated, hand-tested, English-friendly set of multi disc games for the Sony PlayStation game console PLEASE NOTE: I am currently in the process of going back and updating my old game sets with newly discovered games, prototypes, and English translations. They will be better organized, and a Language Pack will be available for all systems. Follow my socials or join the Discord channel to watch for updates as I complete them Fall of 2022! Sony was first working with Nintendo to create a...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Jan 20, 2022
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The most complete, perpetual collection of music from the retro Ace Attorney games ------------- I -LOVE- me some Ace Attorney games. I've only finished four of them as I write this, and still have so many to go. Working that backlog, baby! That being said, even without having played the full series, I can wholeheartedly tell you that it is one of my favorites. Simple visual novel gameplay with added point and click elements, absolutely lovable and faithfully consistent characters, hilariously...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Dec 3, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the Mario edutainment game series ------------- How many of you had Mario and Luigi as your homeschool teachers, or had parents that thought they could make you really smart by tricking you into playing clunky edutainment games starring your favorite Nintendo characters? These titles taught you everything from typing to math to history, and those that enjoyed them as kids will likely remember every last song in this collection.  Mavis Beacon? Nope!...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Dec 1, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the memetastic CD-i Mario and Zelda games ------------- Gee, is it boring around there? My boy, this soundtrack archive is what all true warriors strive for! It doesn't matter if you were born on the Internet like I was, or if you're still wet behind the ears (gross), I'm pretty sure you've seen a meme or reference that was made from Nintendo's very, very, very loosely-licensed "Mario" and "Zelda" titles made for CD-i game systems....
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Nov 30, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the retro series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles games ------------- One of the most iconic entertainment franchises ever created (and one that continues to evolve endlessly into the future), the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are here to give each other three-fingered daps and jumpkick our hearts forever and ever. While the Turtles have boasted an unbelievable 37+ years of comics, movies, cartoons, albums, horrible holiday specials, and even...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Nov 11, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the retro game "Luigi's Mansion" ------------- Luigi was standing tall (yet shaking at the knees) when he burst through those mansion doors back in 2001 with his own console release title about bustin' ghosts and rescuing his brother. A super unique game, it was full of jumpscares and suckin' up spirits with a vacuum cleaner. What we're talking about today, though, is the fantastic music composed by Shinobu Tanaka and Kazumi Totaka - both...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Nov 5, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the "Mario Paint / Mario Artist" series ------------- I have incredibly fond memories of "Mario Paint," a cart for the SNES that came with (of all things back then) a mouse! Rather than a standard game, it was an application that let you draw, paint, color, animate, and make music. There was a gnat swatting game built-in, too, so you at least got one minigame. :) If you didn't grow up creating with Mario Paint, you've probably at...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Oct 13, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the "Dinosaur Planet" prototype ------------- Did you play Star Fox Adventures on the Nintendo GameCube thinking it was weird as hell that Fox was suddenly starring in a game where he smacked enemies on a dinosaur-infested planet with a staff? This felt nothing like a Star Fox title at all (aside from the Arwing mode), right? Well, that's because it pretty much isn't one. The game started off as an adventure game being developed for the...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Oct 13, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the retro PC game "Bureau 13" ------------- Don't feel bad if you're unfamiliar with this game - It is as unknown today as it was back when it was released in 1995. Loosely based on a silly (and also mostly unknown) pen-and-paper RPG called "Bureau 13: Stalking the Night Fantastic," this point-and-click adventure game met with lots of bad reviews upon release, which tossed it into obscurity forever. Why, then, is it here? Other than...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Oct 13, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the "Body Blows" fighting game series ------------- You've heard of Team 17, yeah? If not, they're the developer and publisher that is well-known for creating the "Worms" franchise. A few years before releasing the first Worms title (which really boosted their place in the industry), they had a completely different genre in their sights: Fighting games. The world was obsessed with Fighters  in the early nineties, with titles like...
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Oct 11, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the retro "Conker" series ------------- Conker started out as an adorable competitor in Diddy Kong Racing before moving on to his own cute, birthday-present rescuing squirrel saga on the Game Boy Color - "Conker's Pocket Tales." D'aww! I'm not sure what unfolded next (other than Rare creating the next game in real life), but that dude took a dark turn in life and turned into the more familiar foul-mouthed, alcoholic asshole we now...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Oct 11, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from Blackthorne / Blackhawk ------------- Blackthorne (called Blackhawk in Europe) is a game that was never hugely popular, but those who did play it were usually impressed and unable to compare it to any other title at the time. It was 1994, and I was browsing my local video rental store (which itself was stuffed away in the corner of the only grocery store in town). What drew me in to the game right away was the cover art, which was immediately...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Oct 10, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the King of the Monsters game series ------------- A prime example of the pure magic that was pumped out of SNK, King of the Monsters hit the arcades and blew us away - We had seen beat-'em-up games with multiple lanes before, and we had seen platforming games about monsters destroying cities before, too (Hello, Rampage!), but we had never seen a game quite like KOM. The sprites were huge. The wrestling-style showdown between two mammoth monsters was...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Oct 7, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the Comix Zone games ------------- Comix Zone was a special game, in that we hadn't really seen anything quite like it before. While we had movies like Who Framed Roger Rabbit that blurred a line between cartoons and film, we didn't have any sort of comparable media crossover in games yet. Along came this title, which tells of a grunge rocker and artist named (deep breath) Sketch Turner, who gets sucked into a comic book world of his own creation,...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Oct 7, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the retro "Chrono" series of games ------------- To this day, Chrono Trigger holds two records in my life: #1 - It is my favorite videogame of all time, and probably always will be. #2 - It is the first game to actually make me cry because of music hitting at a perfect emotional moment. While that game itself is worthy of massive paragraphs of praise, we're here today to specifically celebrate and preserve the soundtracks for it as well as...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Oct 6, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the retro series of Elvira games and pinball tables ------------- Ah, Elvira. The "mistress of the dark." The "macabre movie host with the most." The " girl with the zonkers that will drive you bonkers." The "haunter of hills." The "queen of Halloween." The charming, self-made star of many a cult (and occult!) classic movie, TV program, and music album that gave us many unpleasant dreams. Many are aware...
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Aug 13, 2021
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The most complete collection of music from the retro series of Dune games ------------- The stabby synth keys and warbly, downright evil bass notes in the music of "Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty" will always be some of the best sounds to treat my ears to. From the very second a track starts to play, I'm instantly transported back to a simpler time where I would either be trying to clear the campaign on my own at home with the SoundBlaster Pro providing the tunes, or over at my...
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Miscellaneous Podcasts
Jun 8, 2021
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A collection of all the retro videogame music featured on the Earworm Arcade podcast ------------- MadHatter, a retro videogame archivist, teams up with hilarious co-hosts for a podcast that focuses on a different gaming genre each episode! It features some of the best music from these classic games alongside some ridiculous, nostalgic commentary.  From the same nerd that brought you retrogamechampion.com! Check out the podcast here: https://anchor.fm/earwormarcade ------------- This archive...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Nov 5, 2020
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The most complete collection of English music from the iconic "Jem and the Holograms" cartoon series, plus a few extras! ------------- When I was a kid, I was (typically) into Ninja Turtles and G.I. Joe, but I also identified with characters in shows like She-Ra and Rainbow Brite. Thankfully, I had parents that supported whatever I was into. One series that really struck me that I wish more boys would have been exposed to in the '80s was Jem and the Holograms. I'm so glad I was...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Nov 2, 2020
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The most complete collection of music from the legendary horror game "Sweet Home" ------------- "Sweet Home" is an incredible, highly important game in our history, but most folks haven't even heard of it before. That's because it was a Japanese exclusive for the Famicom, their original version of the Nintendo Entertainment System. So, why is it so important? Well, it was a licensed game based on a movie that didn't suck, it was perhaps the very first true survival horror...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Nov 2, 2020
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The most complete collection of music from the retro series of Half-Life games ------------- I'll never forget the genius of Half-Life after playing it for the first time on my PC back in 1998. I had a very low spec machine, but the game ran at top speed with every bit of detail with no issues, something even older games couldn't accomplish at the time. Not only was it well-built, it was also well-directed. It wasn't just your typical FPS, it was extremely engaging, interactive, and the most...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Oct 24, 2020
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A 44 track, multiple genre music tribute to fighting games ------------- This compilation was originally released back in 2017 under the independent label, Scrub Club Collective, after a fun gaming session for our Scrub Budz YouTube channel.  It is now hosted under my current project, Retro Game Champion. Your wigs were already blown back when MadHatter and Will from the Scrub Budz battled it out over 100 fighting games in celebration of their 100th Let’s Play episode - The Altercation...
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Folksoundomy: Game Soundtracks
Oct 24, 2020
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The most complete collection of music from the retro Donkey Kong bongo games ------------- Nintendo is known as a leader in innovation, and also a leader of gimmicky peripherals that are really neat, but short-lived and not well-adopted. The DK Bongo Controller is most definitely one of those peripherals. They were a pair of small bongos with a microphone in the middle, and the only games that supported it were their own rhythm titles starring everyone's favorite banana hoarding ape family, and...
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MESS and MAME
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The most curated, hand-tested Language Pack for various arcade machines (MAME 0.219) ------------- PLEASE NOTE: I am currently in the process of going back and updating my old game sets with newly discovered games, prototypes, and English translations. They will be better organized, and a Language Pack will be available for all systems. Follow my socials or join the Discord channel to watch for updates as I complete them mid-2022! This is only a language pack of games that are not present in...
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Topics: arcade, international, language, laguage pack, languages, chd, bios, games, game, rom, roms, set,...
MESS and MAME
Jun 27, 2020
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The most curated, hand-tested English romset for various arcade machines (MAME 0.219) ------------- PLEASE NOTE: I am currently in the process of going back and updating my old game sets with newly discovered games, prototypes, and English translations. They will be better organized, and a Language Pack will be available for all systems. Follow my socials or join the Discord channel to watch for updates as I complete them mid-2022! I was a true arcade rat all throughout my youth, and some of my...
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Video Game Magazine Inbox
Apr 1, 2020
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A perpetual collection of retro videogame ephemera: Miscellaneous items that didn't fit anywhere else. As more are collected, or whenever the 15+ year mark rolls around each year past the original publication, more items will be added. When that happens, you will find updates placed below this post. Current file size (uncompressed): 811.5 MB Format: .cbz, .pdf, .jpg, .7z, .cbr, and .jpeg Files in this collection : 198 1995 CES Video Game Preview Guide (Electronic Gaming Monthly Supplement)...
Topics: Ephemera, retro game, games, gaming, misc, miscellaneous, sheet music
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A perpetual collection of retro videogame reference cards, key assignments, and control overlays. As more are collected, or whenever the 15+ year mark rolls around each year past the original publication, more items will be added. When that happens, you will find updates placed below this post. Current file size (uncompressed): 46.6 MB Format: .pdf Files in this collection : 20 CyberMage: Darklight Awakening (Reference Card - 1995) Inferno (Reference Card) Master of Orion (Technical Supplement...
Topics: reference card, reference guide, reference, retro game, game, games, gaming, pc games
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A perpetual collection of retro videogame maps and stage layouts. As more are collected, or whenever the 15+ year mark rolls around each year past the original publication, more items will be added. When that happens, you will find updates placed below this post. Current file size (uncompressed): 238.1 MB Format: .pdf, .jpg, and .png Files in this collection : 79 Arcana Mazes (Nintendo Power - 1992) Asheron's Call 2: Fallen Kings (Map - 2002) Baldur's Gate (Map of the Sword Coast - 1998)...
Topics: maps, map, retro game, retro, game, games, gaming, stages
Community Images
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A perpetual collection of retro videogame trading cards and rub-off games. Includes single cards as well as untorn sheets when available. As more are collected, or whenever the 15+ year mark rolls around each year past the original publication, more items will be added. When that happens, you will find updates placed below this post. Current file size (uncompressed): 668.3 MB Format: .7z and .jpg Files in this collection : 10 Donkey Kong - Rub-Off Games (1982) Dragon's Lair - Rub-Off Games...
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Video Game Magazine Inbox
Mar 31, 2020
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A perpetual collection of retro videogame stickers and labels. Includes single items as well as compressed collections of items. As more are collected, or whenever the 15+ year mark rolls around each year past the original publication, more items will be added. When that happens, you will find updates placed below this post. Current file size (uncompressed): 971.2 MB Format: .7z, .jpg, .gif, .cbr, .png, .jpeg, .pdf, and .cbz Files in this collection : 49 Apple Computer Stickers (1980-1987) Art...
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Mar 31, 2020
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A complete set of the 1997-2000 run of GameFan magazine. It may seem like there are missing issues, but GameFan numbered them like this when they skipped published months. File size (uncompressed): 9 GB Format: .pdf Issues in this collection : 40 GameFan Vol. 5 - 01 (Jan 1997) MDK GameFan Vol. 5 - 02 (Feb 1997) Mario Kart 64 GameFan Vol. 5 - 03 (Mar 1997) Turok: Dinosaur Hunter GameFan Vol. 5 - 04 (Apr 1997) Castlevania: Symphony of the Night GameFan Vol. 5 - 05 (May 1997) Duke Nukem 3D and...
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Comics and Graphic Novel Contribution Inbox
Mar 31, 2020
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A perpetual collection of Metal Gear Solid comic books. As more are collected, or whenever the 15+ year mark rolls around each year past the original publication, more items will be added. When that happens, you will find updates placed below this post. Current file size (uncompressed): 218.1 MB Format: .cbr, .cbz, and .pdf Files in this collection : 16 Metal Gear Solid 01 (Sep 2004) Metal Gear Solid 02 (Oct 2004) Metal Gear Solid 03 (Nov 2004) Metal Gear Solid 04 (Dec 2004) Metal Gear Solid 05...
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Mortal Kombat Comics
Mar 31, 2020
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A perpetual collection of Mortal Kombat comic books. As more are collected, or whenever the 15+ year mark rolls around each year past the original publication, more items will be added. When that happens, you will find updates placed below this post. Current file size (uncompressed): 308.5 MB Format: .cbr, .cbz, and .pdf Files in this collection : 30 Mortal Kombat (Dec 1994) Mortal Kombat 4: Limited Edition (1997) Mortal Kombat II: Collector's Edition Comic Book (1993) Mortal Kombat: Baraka...
Topics: Mortal Kombat, comic, comics, comic books